Multi-core Erlang

Thomas Lindgren <>
Fri Mar 10 11:57:08 CET 2006



--- "Joe Armstrong (AL/EAB)"
<> wrote:

>     This shows a 3.6 factor speedup for a message
> passing benchmark and
> 1.8 for an application program (a SIP stack) - these
> are good results.
> The
> second program in particular was not written to
> avoid sequential
> bottlenecks.
> 
>      Despite this it ran 1.8 times faster on a 4 CPU
> system than on a
> one CPU system.

Was this speedup attained compared to a 1-CPU
multithreaded system or compared to a standard
sequential system? (I can't tell from your blog entry
either.)

Best,
Thomas


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